Fifth Edition- The Newly Released OU Manual for Checking Fruits and Vegetables
This comprehensive work discusses the important Kosher issue of insect infestation in the foods we eat and how to properly prepare those foods. The Orthodox Union is proud to present the fifth edition of this publication to the kosher consuming community, as part of its ongoing project to promote public awareness in the area of insect infestation in fruits, vegetables, and berries.
This latest edition also includes a new section, Halachic Positions of Rabbi Yisroel Belsky zt’l. Rabbi Belsky was an internationally respected halachic authority, who served as a halachic consultant to OU Kosher for over 30 years.
A chart outlining the essential rules of vegetable inspection can be downloaded by clicking here.
Learn more about the OU Manual for Checking Fruits & Vegetables + links to more information
A Summary of OU Insect Checking Policies
Checking Fruits & Vegetables: Halachic Positions of Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Belsky zt”l
Video demonstrating how to check vegetables for insect infestation can be viewed by clicking here.